Risk Management & Insurance

Little Risk. Big Reward.

Why Ole Miss?

One of only 12 Risk Management and Insurance programs in the country, your future is secure with this degree program. Our graduates become risk analysts, commercial and personal insurance agents, brokers, and underwriters, and account managers.

Our outstanding faculty who mentor students highlight this program as do career fairs, prominent guest speakers, and even funded student travel to conferences.

What Will You Learn?

As an Ole Miss student, you’ll perform a comprehensive risk management audit, write a report on recommendations and present it to industry experts. Student internships include duties ranging from designing social media strategies for insurance brokers to underwriting insurance policies.

What Will You Become?

  • Claims Investigator
  • Loss Prevention Field Representative
  • Risk Manager/Analyst
  • Sales Agent/Broker
  • Underwriter (Risk Selection)
  • Marketing Representative
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Information Technology
  • Product Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Management Executive

Where Will You Go?

Ole Miss Risk Management and Insurance majors work with an extensive alumni network that provides mentoring and job placement support. Some of our graduates now work at:

  • AIG
  • AmWINS
  • Atlass Insurance
  • Arthur J. Gallagher
  • BXI Insurance
  • Brown & Brown
  • Brown & Riding
  • Colonial Life
  • Community Health Systems
  • Frontdoor/American Home Shield
  • Jackson National Life
  • LP Risk
  • Lockton
  • Markel
  • McGriff
  • Seibels & Williams
  • New Day (RT Specialty)
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Palomar Insurance
  • L. Brown Insurance Agency
  • RSG
  • State Farm

Go Further

You’ll also have the opportunity to earn credit toward a number of highly regarded industry professional designations:

  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
  • Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Are You Ready?

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